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Internee-made oilcloth toy leopard

Date made: 1940s

Description: A leopard from a collection of handmade toy animals, made from oilcloth and handcoloured and decorated. Made by female civilian internees from Rushen Camp (Port Erin) during the Second World War. Sold in a shop in the Villa Marina Arcade used to sell internee craftwork.

Materials: oilcloth

Object name: toy

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1994-0287/6



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